how much does it cost to force the sale of a house?
It will cost between £2,000 to £5,000 to force the sale of a house. This will heavily depend on how long the court process takes. If the process is quicker then it may take around £2,000 but if the other party stalls during the court process then it may cost them as much as £5,000.
It can take between 3 months and 18 months to force the sale of a house.
Can I force sale of house?
Yes, you can force the sale of a house through the courts but this process can be expensive.
It will usually be cheaper to try and negotiate with the other party to come to a solution before looking to force the sale of the house.
Can I be forced to sell a jointly owned house?
Yes, you can be forced to sell a jointly owned house through the courts.
How do I force the sale of my house in a divorce?
To force the sale of a house during a divorce you will need to get a court order to do this.
If you need financial advice and you live in the UK then you could contact the Money Advice service over the phone or via chat for impartial advice.
You can also contact the debt charity “Step Change” if you are in debt and need help.